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Wednesday, 05 May 2010 00:00

Art in Liverpool podcast 5 May 2010

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Ballad of Sonny LumiereIn this weeks podcast, we discuss Light Night, the Writing on the Wall festival and the Mankey Monkey auction...

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Light Night full details and Brochure is out

Writing on the Wall brochure is out - some arty events including a talk by David Jacques and Graffiti event.

Mankey Monkeys raise over £7,000 at auction, with more to come!

The cheeky Mankey Monkey tribe sent Liverpool bananas last Thursday at a charity auction event, which raised over £7,000 for the Alder Hey Imagine Appeal. Money is still pouring in with collectors snapping up Monkeys that weren’t in the live auction on the night, and the Monkey team are close to hitting their target of raising £10,000 for the local charity.


Tony Bishop3345 Parr St - Escapysm: Tony Bishop
Escapysm: Tony Bishop - 29 April - 14 May 2010

Through his portfolio of abstract artworks, local artist Tony Bishop aims to ‘refresh your soul’.Tony’s inspiration comes from everyday situations or found objects, with his pieces incorporating a mixture of materials that include metals or wood, but most of all lots of imagination!

mick gillUnity Theatre Mick Gill Paintings
4 - 29 May 2010

Mick Gill graduated from the prestigious Royal Academy Schools in 1997 where he was mentored by the visionary Norman Adams and Britain’s leading abstract artist Bert Irvin. And so this exhibition showcases an explosive use of colour and paint which documents a search for some kind of spiritual truth. exhibition at Gostins - good show and quite a crowd there


crazySTARTS: Crazy For You
WEDNESDAY 5 May 2010 at Liverpool Academy of Arts

Open exhibition for art work based on the show "Crazy for You" which the Birkenhead Operatic Society are staging at the Liverpool Empire theatre this May. There will be three prizes on offer of £100, £75, and £50, sponsored by Queenie's charity and presented by Herbert of Liverpool at the private view. Exhibition details

st. helensVIEWING - St Helens College Show
THURSDAY 6 May 2010 at Godfrey Pilkington Gallery, St Helens. 'BA2' work by 2nd year students studying on St Helens College's BA (hons) Degree Course in Fine Art Painting. Exhibition: 7-12 May 2010.

mad 4 youVIEWING: Mad 4 Zoe
THURSDAY 6 May 16.30 - 18.30 at The Gallery, Clayton Square

'Mad 4 Zoe' exhibition presented by Madelainartz. This collection of photography has been produced by the sensational and inspirational photographer Zoë Richards. Her broad subject matter and cinematic effects put Zoe in a category all of her own. Exhibition details

drawingLAUNCH: Drawing Paper pre-release launch
SATURDAY 8 May 2010, 17:00 - 20:30 at The Royal Standard

Mike Carney and The Royal Standard would like to invite you to the pre-release launch of 'Drawing Paper' Issue 1. 'Drawing Paper' is a free newspaper focussed on, well, drawing – initiated, curated and designed by Mike Carney, a designer/artist and studio member of The Royal Standard. Read more...

WOW - Launch party at 3345 Parr St Come and celebrate 10 years of a festival on the edge with exciting performances, readings and cake. Birthday guests include award winning writer Pauline Melville, (Shapeshifter, The Ventriloquist Tale, Eating Air), poet Paul Farley, (The Boy from the Chemist is Here to See You, Ice Age and Tramp in Flames) and WoW new writers. Music to dance to provided by Kinda-a-Blue featuring Radio Merseyside’s soul diva Mandy Smith. Hosted by the legendary Julian Daniels.

Studio 2, Parr Street, L1 4JN
Time: 8:30pm - till late
Entry: £5/3 concessions
Payable on the door

leafART & CRAFT EVENT: Make Sundays at Leaf Cafe
SUNDAY 9 May 2010, 11.00 - 17.00 at Leaf Cafe - The monthly art & craft event at Leaf Tea Shop & Bar with LOACA.ART

Enjoy workshops, tasters and demos with local makers and artists. Explore the open artist studios at Elevator and Arena. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea whilst viewing, buying or commissioning work from local artists and makers.

pop upPOP UP SHOP: The Secret Shop
SUNDAY 09 May 2010 10:30 - 17:00 at Villa Jazz, Oxton Village

We cordially invite you to visit the secret shop on the 9th May in the premises of Villa Jazz, Oxton Village. Alison Bailey Smith, Judith Brown and Desdemona McCannon will be selling their locally made wares. For detail, visit

balladSTARTS: The Ballad of Juniper Davy and Sonny Lumiere
TUESDAY 11 May 2010 at Metal at Edge Hill Station

A site-specific promenade performance of poetry and live music written by Rebecca Sharp, with visual creations and curiosities by Elizabeth Willow. A magical tale of invention and industry, hide and seek, love, mischief and dark imaginings. Tickets £7 (£5 Conc) available from News From Nowhere on Bold Street.


Liverpool SOUND City 19-22 May - includes some arty events including Paul Rooney and Gig Poster exhibition


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